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IndyCar Series race announced for Portland International Raceway in 2018
- October 13, 2017

The Sept. 2 race on the 1.967-mile permanent road course will be IndyCar's first trip to the OR track since races were from 1984 to 2007 under CART and Champ Car sanction. Portland hosted Indianapolis racing cars from 1984 to 2007 under the CART and ChampCar World Series sanctioning bodies. The event will replace the race at Watkins Glen on the IndyCar schedule, and the entire IndyCar schedule will be revealed at the announcement this morning. (more...)
Pochettino claims Tottenham can not compete with Manchester clubs in transfer market Pochettino claims Tottenham can not compete with Manchester clubs in transfer market
- October 13, 2017

Gomes certainly would not command a fee close to £45m - more like £20m according to the Express - but Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino was recently keen to stress that his side are not in a position to sign whoever they want, unlike early Premier League frontrunners Manchester United and Manchester City . (more...)
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed Signs Legislation To Ease Penalties For Marijuana Possession Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed Signs Legislation To Ease Penalties For Marijuana Possession
- October 13, 2017

Reed was expected to sign the legislation into city law , tweeting "I look forward to reviewing and signing the legislation". Though weed is still illegal in Atlanta, the new marijuana ordinance reduces the penalty for individuals carrying less than 1 ounce from a maximum $1,000 fine to $75. (more...)
Messi confesses to Argentina pals Man City offer tempting him Messi confesses to Argentina pals Man City offer tempting him
- October 13, 2017

The 30-year-old is enjoying a stunning campaign so far this season with 14 goals, including a four-goal haul, a hat-trick and three braces. They hope to have a new deal in place with kit manufacturers Nike in 2018 and are looking to sell the naming rights to the Camp Nou in a 25-year deal that could generate funds in the region of £179 million. (more...)
Midfielder Merino signs permanent Newcastle deal
- October 13, 2017

The Spain Under-21 worldwide joined Rafael Benitez's men on loan from Borussia Dortmund ahead of the current campaign, having struggled to make an impression at Signa Iduna Park. "He has played very well since he joined us". The 21-year-old has been favourably compared to Xabi Alonso, another hugely influential Benítez signing at Liverpool, and he has made a huge impression in a handful of games on Tyneside. (more...)
Protests continue against braid-chopping in Indian occupied Kashmir Protests continue against braid-chopping in Indian occupied Kashmir
- October 13, 2017

There is a sustained attempt in Jammu and Kashmir to draw out a conspiracy to target the Indian forces and the Intelligence Bureau by blaming them for incidents of braid chopping. "Braid-chopping is also a mischief". An IB officer informed that the problem is that most of these cases are landing up the police stations. Srinagar police arrested six rumour mongers for spreading rumours of braid chopping in the vicinity of Batamaloo. (more...)
Liverpool legend Dalglish loves Klopp's touchline 'enthusiasm' Liverpool legend Dalglish loves Klopp's touchline 'enthusiasm'
- October 13, 2017

It was in Klopp's Melwood office last season that Dalglish discovered a stand was to be named in his honour by Liverpool . Proceeds from sales went to a cancer charity set up by Marina, Kenny's wife. 'So it's going to be a hard task to get higher than fourth but hopefully they can do it and I think they've got the best person in charge to do that'. (more...)
Real Madrid's Keylor Navas could miss Tottenham Champions League clash Real Madrid's Keylor Navas could miss Tottenham Champions League clash
- October 13, 2017

Navas played in Costa Rica's 1-1 draw with Honduras last weekend but missed the defeat to Panama, which saw the Central American nation qualify for their first ever World Cup. A Madrid statement on Tuesday said: "Following his return from global duty, Keylor Navas worked out indoors". Full-back Dani Carvajal will also be missing with a heart condition while Mateo Kovacic is sidelined with a thigh problem. (more...)
Kuldeep Yadav will change everything in bowling department — Suresh Raina
- October 13, 2017

There is nothing tough in life if you enjoy your process and enjoy your cricket and I have always done that. "I had suffered an injury and that was a very hard time of my life but I'm enjoying my space at the moment", he said. Raina also commended the contribution of Brad Hogg in the development of Kuldeep. "I think he's the guy who'll change everything in the bowling department". (more...)
Case Keenum expected to start vs. Packers on Sunday Case Keenum expected to start vs. Packers on Sunday
- October 13, 2017

Keenum has made three starts, throwing four touchdown passes and zero interceptions over 121 attempts. Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer gave no update on the health of Sam Bradford and does not know his status for Sunday. He didn't want to come out. In last year's week two matchup against the Packers, Bradford's debut for the Vikings, he threw for 286 yards and 2 TDs in Minnesota's 17-14 win to open U.S. (more...)
Chelsea 2/5 to triumph in Saturday's Premier League game with Crystal Palace Chelsea 2/5 to triumph in Saturday's Premier League game with Crystal Palace
- October 13, 2017

The Premier League is well and truly back this weekend to the excitement of nearly every football fan. Chelsea, on the other hand, will be looking to return from the global break with a win. They will see their game against the league's worst side as a huge chance to put their loss behind them. "It is hard to see where the goals will come from for the Eagles with Christian Benteke on the sidelines although Roy Hodgson will be hoping that the talented Wilfried Zaha might play some part". (more...)
Sharks defeat Sabres for first victory Sharks defeat Sabres for first victory
- October 13, 2017

The Sharks did exactly that. The loss dropped the Sabres to 0-3-1 and into last place in the NHL's overall standing just four games into the season, tied with Arizona for the same record but holders of an inferior goal differential. No more flawless PK: The Hertl goal was the first power-play tally allowed by the Sabres this season. Chris Tierney gave the Sharks (1-2-0) a 2-1 lead after the first period when knocked home a Donskoi backhanded pass from behind the net past Sabres goalie Robin ... (more...)
Federer advances into Shanghai Masters quarters Federer advances into Shanghai Masters quarters
- October 13, 2017

Dolgopolov was the only qualifier to reach the third round and posed little threat to his more illustrious opponent. Nadal had not obtained title in a tournament of the circuit of the ATP on the cement for over three years when he took the honors of worldwide of the United States last month, and now he covets his third trophy in five weeks. (more...)
Celtic trio expected to be fit for Champions League tie Celtic trio expected to be fit for Champions League tie
- October 13, 2017

The Bhoys have faced an injury crises of sorts after losing skipper Scott Brown and Stuart Armstrong prior to the global break, forcing them out of contention for the Scotland national side. "You see the impact of him and Dedryck Boyata and what they give to the team when they play together in central defence, so that's huge for us". "[Brown and Armstrong] are great". (more...)
San Antonio Stars are on verge of relocating, per report San Antonio Stars are on verge of relocating, per report
- October 13, 2017

For a league whose center of gravity is generally east of the MS river-only the Seattle Storm and Los Angeles Sparks are further west of Las Vegas-both the geographic balancing of such a move, not to mention the obvious appeal for many players, should drive Las Vegas as a destination team. (more...)
Patriots QB Tom Brady expected to play vs. Jets Patriots QB Tom Brady expected to play vs. Jets
- October 13, 2017

When asked about the toll of taking so many hits this season, Patriots QB Tom Brady says it's a physical game and is part of the sport. Still, Brady expects to play on Sunday against the New York Jets . Going 2-0 in place of Brady last season, Garoppolo has completed 67 percent of his passes over his career, tossing five touchdowns and no interceptions. (more...)
Atletico Madrid ace: Barcelona star Lionel Messi could win La Liga in a mediocre team Atletico Madrid ace: Barcelona star Lionel Messi could win La Liga in a mediocre team
- October 13, 2017

And compatriot Luis is thrilled to have him back, having won La Liga with him during his first spell in the capital before joining him at Stamford Bridge during the 2014-15 season. And Filipe Luis accepts he will likely have to play the "butcher" role again to stop Messi when Barca visit the Wanda Metropolitano on Saturday, as there is no other way to halt the forward. (more...)
Wild surge past Blackhawks for first win of season Wild surge past Blackhawks for first win of season
- October 13, 2017

Niederreiter and Coyle are not expected to be available for the Wild's next game, Saturday at home against the Columbus Blue Jackets. Devan Dubnyk made 36 saves to win his 100th game as a member of the Wild. "I still don't think it should have been a goal". "You can see how it kind of turns the game around a little bit", Hartman said of the momentum shifting away from the Hawks after the failed challenge and its new policy. (more...)
Packers try to continue dominance vs. division foes Packers try to continue dominance vs. division foes
- October 13, 2017

Rodgers' intangibles aside, the Vikings have plenty going in their favor as they try to reverse the trend. He's by far the most talented quarterback in the NFL and is the reason why the Packers are one of the best teams in football. I'm not even sure it matters whether Sam Bradford or Case Keenum starts for the Vikings. Is it part of the medical staff to do that? "You just know that's what happens when you go against a Mike Zimmer-coached defense". (more...)
Park shares lead at KEB Hana Bank Championship Park shares lead at KEB Hana Bank Championship
- October 13, 2017

When asked what a victory would mean to her in the only official LPGA Tour event hosted in South Korea, Park quickly pumped the brakes. Lydia Ko, who was born in South Korea before moving to New Zealand when she was 6, sits two strokes behind the leaders. (more...)
Tyson Fury promises 'three big fights' in 2018
- October 13, 2017

Time will tell whether we will actually be seeing Fury back between the ropes but it seems a lot depends on whether he can make a successful application for a boxing licence with his United Kingdom anti-doping hearing has yet to be given a set date. (more...)
Ashish Nehra to retire on November 1
- October 13, 2017

He seems to decide to halt his career soon in the coming series against New Zealand. Nehra is now part of three-match T20I series against Australia but he didn't feature in the first two matches. Nehra, who has suffered a series of injury problems and last played for India in February, said he wanted to go out on top and in front of his home fans. (more...)
Lakers Rumors: Luke Walton Lakers Rumors: Luke Walton "Hoping" Lonzo Ball Can Play In Preseason Finale
- October 13, 2017

While Ball was sidelined, the Lakers made do with backups Tyler Ennis and Alex Caruso at point guard, a combination that helped them to a win over Sacramento on Sunday in Las Vegas. "I started off hot, ended pretty cold". "Obviously still a little bit of discomfort but I'm happy to be out here for the most part (of practice)". "A lot of it will depend on how he feels when he wakes up", Lakers coach Luke Walton said. (more...)
Stephen Curry would select Warriors teammates for All-Star Game Stephen Curry would select Warriors teammates for All-Star Game
- October 13, 2017

Curry and James, barring injury, are pretty good bets to repeat those honors and wind up as team captains. "I don't know", he replied with a smirk. The All-Star Game has lost its appeal in recent years as players have chosen not to take it seriously and is short on intensity. (more...)
Pacers' Glenn Robinson III to have surgery, miss 2 months
- October 13, 2017

The surgery extends that timetable another 2-4 weeks. The Pacers, who were already going to struggle to score this season in a post-Paul George world, have another hurdle to overcome the first months of the season. The 23-year-old had stops with Minnesota and the Philadelphia 76ers before signing with the Pacers for the 2015-16 season. It goes to show that he handled his role increase very well considering how he became a more impactful player in both volume and efficiency. (more...)
Cowboys defensive starter abruptly decides to retire and Jason Garrett explains why Cowboys defensive starter abruptly decides to retire and Jason Garrett explains why
- October 13, 2017

Carroll will count $2 million against the Cowboys' cap in 2018. After seven years in the NFL , Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Stephen Paea is retiring from the league, according to a report from ESPN 's Adam Schefter . Paea was inactive against the Green Bay Packers over the weekend. While Paea didn't have the biggest impact in the NFL-he played for four teams and recorded just 125 tackles-one of his most memorable athletic performances came before he ever took the field as a ... (more...)
Crescent Point Energy (CPG) Given Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.17
- October 13, 2017

Drilling down, the stock is 4.73% for the past month and -0.70% for the week. Its up 4.75% from 7.88M shares previously. Crescent Point Energy Corporation had a positive return on equity of 1.83% and a negative net margin of 13.80%. Therefore 100% are positive. Crescent Point Energy Corp . on 6/29/2017 reported its EPS as $-0.17 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $-0.22. (more...)
Dabo Swinney To Appear At Alabama Game For Celebration Of 1992 Title
- October 13, 2017

According to multiple reports including the Tuscaloosa News, Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney is now scheduled to attend as well as Clemson coaches Woody McCorvey, Danny Pearman, Lemanski Hall, and director of recruiting and external affairs Thad Turnipseed. (more...)
Triumph Group Inc (NYSE:TGI): Stock Institutional Investors Feel Good About
- October 13, 2017

The firm owned 19,070 shares of the aerospace company's stock at the end of the first quarter. The investment professionals in our partner's database now possess: 46.82 million shares, up from 46.77 million shares in 2017Q1. Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) has 0.03% invested in H & R Block Inc (NYSE:HRB). Raymond James Advisors Inc reported 52,079 shares. Alliancebernstein LP stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in H & R Block Inc (NYSE:HRB). (more...)
Rishard Matthews says he'd quit National Football League if forced to stand for anthem Rishard Matthews says he'd quit National Football League if forced to stand for anthem
- October 13, 2017

In the three games since, the Titans collectively stayed in the locker room once, and Matthews stayed in the locker room until after the national anthem twice. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said in a memo Tuesday he believes players should stand when the song plays. Trump, via Twitter, inaccurately posted that Goodell's memo ordered the players to stand for the national anthem, which the league quickly rebuked. (more...)